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    Champions League draw: Manchester City to meet Barcelona, Real Madrid face Schalke

    Manchester City against Barcelona is the pick of the ties to emerge from Monday's Champions League Round of 16 draw in Nyon.The two sides met in the knockout stages in 2013-14 as well, with the Catalans eventually recording a 4-1 win on aggregate to book their ticket for the...
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    Menotti warns Real Madrid: Club World Cup is no joke

    World Cup-winning coach Cesar Luis Menotti has warned Real Madrid that the Club World Cup will not be the cakewalk some of their players might be secretly expecting.The reigning European champions will face either North American representatives Cruz Azul or Asian entrants Western Sydney...
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    Real Madrid cannot make mistakes - Navas

    Keylor Navas has stressed that Real Madrid cannot afford to make mistakes as they reach the halfway stage of the season atop La Liga, with a perfect record in the Champions League and two wins away from a Club World Cup triumph.The reigning European champions recovered from a stuttering start to...
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    Silva: Manchester City must avoid Barcelona, Real Madrid & Atletico in Champions Leag

    Silva: Manchester City must avoid Barcelona, Real Madrid & Atletico in Champions Leag David Silva is hoping Manchester City steer clear of La Liga sides in Monday's Champions League draw, arguing that "the later you play a Spanish team, the better".An impressive 2-0 win at Roma on Wednesday...
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    Real Madrid don't frighten PSG - David Luiz

    David Luiz has insisted that Paris Saint-Germain are not afraid of Real Madrid or anyone else who they might be drawn against in the last 16 of the Champions League.A 3-1 defeat to Barcelona on Wednesday ensured that Laurent Blanc's men finished second in Group F, meaning they are not seeded for...
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    I'll only return to Spain for Real Madrid, says Raul

    Real Madrid legend Raul has said his former team is the only club he will work for in Spain - but believes he needs more experience before taking up a coaching role.The striker, who spent 18 years at the European giants, winning six league titles and three Champion Leagues, has joined New York...
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    Ancelotti hails record-breaking Madrid

    Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti paid tribute to his "fantastic", record-breaking side following Tuesday's 4-0 win over 10-man Ludogorets.Real made it six wins from six in UEFA Champions League Group B at the Santiago Bernabeu courtesy of goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, Alvaro...
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    Madrid have been perfect - Isco

    Isco was happy to reflect on the “perfect group phase” as record-breaking Real Madrid thrashed Ludogorets 4-0 in the Champions League on Tuesday night.In beating the Bulgarians, Carlo Ancelotti’s side racked up a 19th consecutive victory in all competitions – breaking the Spanish record of 18...
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    Ancelotti admits Madrid interest in Lucas Silva

    Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has performed an about-turn and admitted the European champions are interested in signing Cruzeiro midfielder Lucas Silva.Ancelotti last week insisted the Brazil Under-21 midfielder was not on his wishlist and explained he had no need to strengthen his squad in...
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    Carvajal: Real Madrid want Club World Cup glory

    Daniel Carvajal has insisted Real Madrid are keen to win the Club World Cup and add yet another piece of silverware to their trophy cabinet.The Champions League winners last qualified for the competition in 2000, when they came in fourth behind Corinthians, Vasco da Gama and Necaxa, and Carvajal...
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    Luis Enrique welcomes potential ban on Real Madrid fans

    Luis Enrique has praised Real Madrid's decision to take action against the supporters who verbally insulted Barcelona and Lionel Messi.A section of supporters were identified as being responsible for derogatory chants aimed at the Catalans during the Santiago Bernabeu side's 3-0 win over Celta...
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    Ancelotti: Real Madrid won't sign anyone in January

    Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has no intention of adding players to his squad during the January transfer window.Los Blancos have been linked with a move for Cruzeiro starlet Lucas Silva, who admitted earlier this week that he expects to join the European champions, either during the winter...
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    Baptista: Lucas Silva can become a Real Madrid superstar

    Julio Baptista believes that Cruzeiro team-mate Lucas Silva can become "one of the biggest names in football" if he joins Real Madrid.The former Blancos forward has won two Brasileirao titles playing alongside the 21-year-old midfielder, who earlier this week revealed that he is edging closer to...
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    Ribery: I was in advanced talks with Real Madrid

    Franck Ribery has revealed that he was close to leaving Bayern Munich for Real Madrid in the summer of 2009.It's no secret that the Blancos attempted to sign the ex-France international a number of years ago, but Ribery has now made it clear that a transfer was closer than any one might have...
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    Ancelotti: Madrid contract discussions are under way

    Carlo Ancelotti has revealed talks over a new contract at Real Madrid are under way. The Italian coach replaced Jose Mourinho in the Bernabeu hot-seat in the summer of 2013 and guided them to an elusive 10th European Cup, beating city rivals Atletico after extra time in the final. Ancelotti...